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Halo 5: Guardians - Cinema First Look - IGN Video

Developer 343 Industries chats about the story and conflict in the upcoming Xbox One exclusive.

Halo

Destiny's new treasure chests can be reopened infinitely, if you're fast enough

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p><i>Destiny: The Taken King</i>'s new public area, the Dreadnaught, has a familiar quirk about it: You can re-open treasure chests found there repeatedly, if you can move quick enough. After opening a treasure chest, if you can load a new part of the area …

Gaming

XCOM 2 preorder swoop to 23% off as free weekend commence

Fans of XCOM gets a treat this weekend as preorder for XCOM 2, the turn-based strategy game from Firaxis is now available on Steam Store and select authorized retailers.<p>In fact, for a limited time you can grab <i>XCOM 2</i> preorders at a discount of 23% off ($46.20) by using coupon SAVE23-WITHGM-GSEP15 …

IGN's UK Daily Deals 10-09-15

The tastiest gaming bargains, served hot and fresh.<p>Fresh Today<p><b>Fallout 4 is only £24.69 at CDKeys</b> when you <b>Facebook Like</b> for 5% off.<p>Rakuten Base.com …

Mad Max

Xbox One "Gaining Momentum," Microsoft Says

The PlayStation 4 was the top-selling home console overall in the United States during August, but the Xbox One was no slouch, either. Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One "continued to gain momentum" in August, with sales in the United States rising 26 percent compared to August 2014.<p>Sony did …

Destiny's new soundtrack arrives with The Taken King, listen to a free preview

<i>Destiny</i>'s second soundtrack will be available to purchase on Sept. 15, the same day that the massively multiplayer first-person shooter's next expansion, <i>The Taken King</i>, launches on PlayStation and Xbox consoles.<p>According to a post on Bungie's official site, it will include "music that has spurred …

Bungie to Release Destiny: The Taken King Original Soundtrack

Hear that, Guardian?<p>Bungie is releasing a new soundtrack of music from Destiny: The Taken King.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>The soundtrack -- which launches …

Gaming

Darth Vader-Themed Star Wars Battlefront PS4 Bundle Costs $450

The Star Wars Battlefront PlayStation 4 bundles announced last month are now available for preorder at retailers across the country. Pricing was not disclosed when these were originally announced, but now we know the Limited Edition version will go for $450 while the Standard model sells for …

Xbox One Power Supply Units Now Available to Buy

Up until recently, there was no way to buy an additional Xbox One power supply, which was kind of a bummer if you needed one. But now, Microsoft has added that very option to the Xbox Support site.<p>Simply head to the Xbox Support site, select "Replace an Accessory," and then choose Power Supply. …

My brief, intense love affair with Destiny

I still remember when I made that fateful decision. It was a summer night, and I’d had a couple of drinks, prowling around Los Angeles with some coworkers after a week of E3 tomfoolery. As we chattered along in the back of an Uber, we decided it was time for one more drink. (It’s always “just one …

Mashups

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain - Metal Gear Solid 5 Easter Egg: Clean Up With Quiet - IGN Video

** POSSIBLE SPOILERS AHEAD ** Check out this alternate cutscene that occurs when Snake returns to Mother Base after getting extra dirty in the field, …

Metal Gear

Need For Speed taking closed beta signups — consoles only — until Sept. 25

The <i>Need for Speed</i> reboot is taking signups for a closed beta that will run sometime after Sept. 25 and before the game's expected launch in November.<p>Registration ends Sept. 25, and the beta is not being offered on Windows PC — only Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Though the sign-up site is localized to …

What We Learned from the Destiny Lawsuit - Unlocked - IGN Video

The lawsuit of former Bungie composer Marty O'Donnell against the company has ended, and we learned a lot about Destiny during the case.

Lawsuits

Dark Souls 3 Release Date Revealed for Japan

Dark Souls III will launch on March 24, 2016 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, at least in Japan. The game's website shows the release date, which is more specific than the "early 2016" date that Bandai Namco and From Software said earlier. Again, this is for Japan only at this time.<p>Gematsu reports …

Dark Souls

Destiny's Rift Mode. Is It Better Than Capture The Flag? - IGN's Fireteam Chat - IGN Video

Bungie's popular Capture the Flag mode in Halo was a fan favorite, but have they outdone themselves with Rift?

Halo

History of Awesome - Myst - IGN Video

We discuss how the game Myst became the killer game for the CD-Rom drive back in 1993.

Technology

Destiny - Why You Need a Sherpa to Help Shape Your Destiny - IGN Video

Are you a lapsed Destiny player? Here are some tips on how to get back into the game.

Blizzard’s Final Starcraft II Expansion Lands November 10

In case you were not tuned into the finals of WCS Europe earlier today, Blizzard, a popular gaming company, announced that the final chapter of its Starcraft II will touch down on November 10.<p>The third iteration, called Legacy of the Void, will at once be a computer game, and Blizzard’s statement …

Starcraft

5 Things You May Have Missed in the Destiny Endgame - IGN Video

Did you bail out of Destiny once you hit level 20? Here's some of what you missed out on.

Need for Speed PC delayed, PS4 and Xbox One beta coming

Ghost Games is currently in the process of creating the next iteration in the Need for Speed franchise, but today they announced a delay would be …

Xbox

Watch Today's Uncharted PS4 Collection Livestream Right Here [UPDATE: IT'S OVER]

<b>[UPDATE]</b> The presentation has now ended. During the event, Naughty Dog confirmed that a demo for Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection will launch on September 29.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>Naughty Dog will hold a special Uncharted-themed livestream event today, September 14, the developer has …

Halo 5 Uses a Dynamic Resolution to Stay Locked at 60FPS

As suspected, Halo 5: Guardians' resolution will be dynamic--at least in campaign mode--allowing it to scale up and down as needed in order to keep its framerate locked at 60 frames per second.<p>This is according to a new blog post on the Xbox Wire, which describes 343 Industries' solution as a "new …

PlayStation Streaming Service Adding a Bunch of Assassin's Creed Games

The PlayStation Now lineup is growing.<p>Beginning tomorrow, September 15, the first five core Assassin's Creed games will be available through the PlayStation streaming service, Sony has announced. These are Assassin's Creed, Assassin's Creed II, Assassin's Creed Brotherhood, Assassin's Creed …

Destiny in 5 Minutes - IGN Video

Want to catch up before playing The Taken King? Here's everything you need to know about Destiny's story wrapped up in about 5 minutes time. Spoiler …

My joyless time with the digital sherpas of Destiny

"Go stand behind that rock. When you can, pop out and hit him with your heavy weapon."<p>These were easy instructions to follow, and the other person on my <i>Destiny</i> fireteam knew what he was talking about. He had run this strike multiple times, and was nice enough to teach me the ropes.<p>I was taking part …

High Level

Uncharted PS4 Collection Demo Release Date Announced

A demo for Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection will land on PlayStation 4 on September 29. We already knew the demo was coming sometime this summer, but the specific date (which technically lands in the fall, not summer) was announced today during the "Uncharted Moments" Twitch livestream.<p>The …

Xbox One Gets Plague Creation Simulator Plague Inc. Later This Week

The Xbox One version of Plague Inc.: Evolved launches on September 18, developer Ndemic Creations has announced.<p>The popular mobile game released on iOS and Android in 2012 as Plague Inc. before debuting as Plague Inc. Evolved on Steam last year. It's been in early access on PC since that time, with …

The first Uncharted looks a whole lot better on PS4

The original <i>Uncharted</i> trilogy is coming to the PlayStation 4 thanks to a remastered bundle dubbed <i>The Nathan Drake Collection</i>, and it looks like it will be a serious upgrade. The first trailer for the collection shows a full 11 minutes of remastered gameplay from the very first game in the series. …

Uncharted

Out This Week: Destiny: The Taken King, Forza Motorsport 6

Take on the Taken King, get behind Forza's wheel for the sixth time and take the ice with the newest installment of NHL, all this week.<p>With so many …

EA Sports

Destiny's PlayStation Exclusive Content. Does it Hurt The Community? - IGN's Fireteam Chat - IGN Video

This week we talk about a hot issue concerning platform exclusive DLC. Does it hurt the Destiny community? We discuss.

PlayStation